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April 27, 2017
Viola Davis
27
Apr

Viola Davis gives inspiring toast at the TIME 100 Gala

The TIME 100 Gala took place on Tuesday, with Viola Davis giving an inspirational toast to the room about using their platform to influence others. Davis was acknowledged alongside 99 other motivational figures for TIME magazine’s ‘100 Most Influential 2017’. The actress took the opportunity to tell a story about when she went on a...
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giovanna fletcher featured
27
Apr

Vlogger Giovanna Fletcher to host web series encouraging gender equality

Author and vlogger, Giovanna Fletcher is fronting a new web series that aims to encourage gender equality at home. Fletcher, known for her books, public speaking and YouTube vlogging, will hope to encourage families to share their household chores and roles. The series, entitled ‘The Big Family Switch Up’, will see men and women swap...
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tech
27
Apr

Women in the tech industry are paid 16 per cent less than men, study claims

A survey across 750 organisations has concluded that the technology sector has the largest like-for-like gender pay gap in the UK. The research, which coincides with Girls in ICT day, was conducted by Advisory firm Korn Ferry Hay Group, and revealed that women in the tech industry receive 16 per cent less pay than men....
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young-girl-working-on-a-computer-stem-featured
27
Apr

More needs to be done to encourage girls into ICT, say tech industry leaders | Girls in ICT Day

The tech sector needs to do more to encourage girls in ICT, technology leaders have asserted. To mark #GirlsInICT Day industry leaders have shared their options on the ongoing struggle and importance of encourage more girls into the ICT arena. Victoria Grey, CMO at Nexsan, said: “The technology industry is well known for being a...
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sixty minutes
27
Apr

How to get your essential sixty a day (minutes, that is)

It’s official; you’re working too hard. Or at least, so suggest recent statistics claiming that, to offset the eight hours’ sedentary work we do a day, sixty minutes of moderate activity are required. The obvious answer? Pack in the day job. But, just as few of us have the time every evening to spend an...
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female founder
27
Apr

More than money: How can we truly invest in female founders?

The zero gender gap is a destination where progress arrives at different speeds. Parliament now has 191 (29 per cent) female MPs compared to 58 (nine per cent) a generation ago. By contrast, Law Society numbers show that 61 per cent of young lawyers are female (although the numbers tail off dramatically as seniority increases),...
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How to get a good work life balance (F)
27
Apr

Work and life in your executive position

Does the work-life balance seem like a myth to you? Are you the Executive director of an international company or are you one of the growing crowd of mumpreneurs? A recent rumour has been suggesting that women can’t have it all, but we think this is wrong. Especially when you consider that the current CEO...
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